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Art with heart: Making children's health wards less scary

NEW YORK (AP) -- For Dorkas Kaya and other young patients with HIV, seeing the walls of their residential treatment facility transformed with broad splashes of color and graffiti-like scribbles brought a singular reaction: "Whoa!"...
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AP Exclusive: Medicare safeguard overwhelmed by pricey drugs

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A safeguard for Medicare beneficiaries has become a way for drugmakers to get paid billions of dollars for pricey medications at taxpayer expense, government numbers show....
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What are the top 20 priciest Medicare prescription drugs?

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Vaccine scandal highlights Indonesian health system woes

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- A scandal over fake vaccines given to children prompted angry and confused parents to physically attack a doctor in the Indonesian capital in a sign of deep-seated problems in the country's health system....
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Court: Birth control mandate violates religious rights

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A federal judge has ruled in favor of a Missouri lawmaker who cited religious objections while challenging the inclusion of birth control coverage in his government-provided health insurance....
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US says Guantanamo base worker got Zika after Jamaica trip

MIAMI (AP) -- A civilian contract worker has become the first person with a confirmed case of Zika on the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after being diagnosed with the mosquito-borne virus following a trip to Jamaica, the Navy said Friday....
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Man doing well after UK's first double hand transplant

LONDON (AP) -- The lead surgeon in the UK's first double hand transplant says he believes the patient will regain good movement and feeling in his hands....
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New tests show no pot chemicals in Colorado town's water

DENVER (AP) -- Authorities said Saturday that new tests show there is no evidence of a marijuana chemical in a Colorado community's tap water and they believe the initial tests were false....
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Alaska parental notification abortion law struck down

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- The Alaska Supreme Court on Friday struck down a state law requiring parental notification for girls under age 18 seeking abortions, agreeing with pro-abortion rights advocates that the mandate approved by voters in 2010 was unconstitutional....
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The Latest: Authorities say no pot chemical in city's water

HUGO, Colo. (AP) -- The Latest on tests showing no marijuana chemical found in Colorado town's city water supply (all times local):...
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Do you agree with Rivers Casino that 10 million slot machine levy for the city is unequal and unconstitutional? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

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Did Ohio Governor Kasich embarrass the GOP by not speaking or attending their National Convention in Cleveland?

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